Design Remains Big Data’s Biggest Hurdle in BI, Says Quantivo VP [Q&A Series]

Kristen Nicole | March 19th

Perhaps the most important trend under Big Data's umbrella is the ability to think outside the box.  We have so much data at hand, there's countless implications for how this will affect business, compounded knowledge...»

Greasing the Big Data Integration Wheels

Jeffrey Kelly | March 19th

Everyone knows that there is no shortage of data sources today. From internal corporate databases and applications to social media feeds and other publicly available data, the possibilities for mixing and merging data are nearly endless. But that doesn’t...»

Five Habits of Highly Ineffective Community Managers

Angela Connor | March 19th

Community managers are getting lazy. I think it’s because many who actually hold the title, aren’t really doing the job. On some level, it isn’t their fault. The people hiring them don’t know what they’re looking for and...»

Apple: Buys Back Shares, Faces Chinese Authors In Court and More

Mellisa Tolentino | March 19th

Apple is finally breaking their silence with regards to their plans of their billion dollar cash pile - they’re going to buy back shares. In a conference call this morning, Apple stated that they will...»

Cisco’s New Startup Coming While Hot Startup is Already Out There – VCE Quietly Smoking the Competition

John Furrier | March 19th

Quinten Hardy of the NY Times has a good story here for Cisco about an internal startup that three of Cisco’s top engineers have conceived to create a new type of network switch for data...»

Facebook’s Updated SRR Favors Ads

Mellisa Tolentino | March 19th

Facebook, the social networking giant, is proposing some changes in their Statement of Rights and Responsibilities - an important document that describes their relationship with users and others who interact with Facebook.  According to...»

Sosh on iPhone Expands Social Discovery Trend

Kristina Farrah | March 19th

San Francisco startup Sosh extends its offerings to the iPhone after launching an Android app last summer.  With Sosh you can discover events using technology and a team of local curators, giving

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FAA Takes a Fresh Look at Gadget Use on Planes

Mellisa Tolentino | March 19th

Today’s mobile roundup features AT&T’s loss Against Spaccarelli, Apple’s iPad, a new Android app to help tablet owners find the right app and more. FAA - Gadgets on a plane If you’re one of those plane passengers...»

Former Oracle Executive Kicks Off Genwi’s Asian Invasion

Cherr Aira | March 19th

Genwi is expanding its market to India, and there is no better way to start things off than by hiring an able man to spearhead the growth in this Asian powerhouse. A global leader and...»

This Week in Big Data: From Cloud Crossroads to Crosswinds

Maria Deutscher | March 18th

This week in big data was full of commentary, in addition to some notable product updates, which provides a glimpse at the future of this industry-wide movement. Flow’s launch is the first update on our list,...»